Dances with the Dragons

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  • 2018
  • 1 Season
  • 5.4  (64)

Dances with the Dragons is a Japanese anime television series that aired in 2018. The show takes place in a world where magic and dragons are commonplace, and follows the story of a duo of professional wizards, who are known as "messengers," and their adventures as they solve various magical cases.

The main characters of Dances with the Dragons are Luarnie and Gayus, two messengers who are trying to make a living in a world that doesn't often value their skillset. Luarnie is a young woman who is a skilled wizard and a swordsman. She is confident, capable, and unafraid to speak her mind. Gayus, on the other hand, is a bit more reserved and hesitant. He is a master of arcana and can manipulate complex magical forces, which makes him an invaluable asset to the team.

Throughout the series, the pair is hired to solve a variety of magical cases, including cases involving rogue dragons, magical portals, and more. Along the way, they meet a cast of interesting characters, including other messengers, dragons, and magical creatures.

One of the standout features of Dances with the Dragons is its detailed world-building. From the variety of magical creatures to the unique magical systems, the show creates a fascinating and immersive universe. The series takes place in a city called "Eridana," which is full of towering skyscrapers and bustling streets. However, beyond the city, there are vast magical forests, vast deserts, hidden caves, and otherworldly dimensions, all filled with danger and magic.

One of the central themes of the series is the tension between magic and technology. In the world of Dances with the Dragons, magic is a useful tool, but it's also feared and misunderstood. The government has created a magical regulation agency, which is tasked with policing magic to ensure it's not used for criminal activities. However, rogue magic users still exist, and they are often met with swift and brutal justice.

Despite the serious themes, Dances with the Dragons still manages to have a lot of fun. The banter between Luarnie and Gayus is often playful, and their dynamic is a joy to watch. Additionally, the action scenes are well-executed, with magical battles that are as visually stunning as they are thrilling.

In terms of production values, Dances with the Dragons is well-animated, with detailed backgrounds and character designs. The music is also a highlight, with a mix of orchestral and electronic tracks that add to the show's futuristic feel.

Overall, Dances with the Dragons is a fun and engaging anime series that will appeal to anyone who likes action, magic, and detailed world-building. The series is well-written and executed, with a cast of characters that is interesting and likable. If you're looking for a new magical adventure, then Dances with the Dragons is definitely worth checking out.

Dances with the Dragons is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on April 5, 2018.

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And Yet, We...
12. And Yet, We...
June 21, 2018
Gayus thinks back to the old days, when he was a still rash, inexperienced Jushikiist who hadn't yet let learned to trust others.
Endgame of Sand
11. Endgame of Sand
June 14, 2018
Gayus, Gigina and the gang engage in a drinking game. Things get out of hand.
Guillotine of Spiders • Time of Snakes
10. Guillotine of Spiders • Time of Snakes
June 7, 2018
The battle against Amupura and Janahn Ghalan begins. Even with the entire might of the agency, things look grim.
Revelation of Malice
9. Revelation of Malice
May 31, 2018
Amupura and Janahn Ghalan's evening party draws near. They pay the agency a visit.
Calm Days and Lonely Nights
8. Calm Days and Lonely Nights
May 24, 2018
Largonkin and the Jushikiist agency vow to avenge the people slain by Great Magatsushikis Amupura and Janahn Ghalan.
Invitation to an Evening Party
7. Invitation to an Evening Party
May 17, 2018
A man named Zhuo Lu appears at the hostage exchange where Remedius was to be brought home.
Bad Omen
6. Bad Omen
May 10, 2018
A string of attacks by Magatsushiki raises concerns within the city. Gayus and Gigina are dragged into the escalating situation.
Goddess of Revenge
5. Goddess of Revenge
May 3, 2018
Gayus and Gigina are locked in a battle against Mouldeen's men before another familiar, but even more formidable, foe emerges.
Ballet of the Winged
4. Ballet of the Winged
April 26, 2018
Gayus is visited at the hospital by Mouldeen and Helodel in what appears to be a gesture of friendship, but the mood changes quite abruptly.
Weaver of Light
3. Weaver of Light
April 19, 2018
Gigina and Gayus are tasked with serving as bodyguards for His Eminence Mouldeen.
The Cardinal's Celebration
2. The Cardinal's Celebration
April 12, 2018
Gayus and Gigina are tasked with protecting Cardinal Mouldeen, who is in town as a tourist - but something doesn't quite add up.
Calamitous Song of Jushiki and Swords
1. Calamitous Song of Jushiki and Swords
April 5, 2018
Gayus and Gigina are two Jushikiists struggling to make ends meet amidst cuts to their pay and Gigina's spending. They learn of a string of murders, where the victims are always Jushikiists.
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Dances with the Dragons is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Dances with the Dragons on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    April 5, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (64)